EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - A Granite City, Ill., steel mill has removed to federal court a putative class action lawsuit alleging five plaintiffs were driven from their home due to emissions from the mill.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - An attorney involved in a major nursing home verdict last year has filed a motion in another case saying West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis should recuse herself from hearing a petition in a similar case.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has dismissed a case brought on behalf of a local flood protection authority looking to pin billions of dollars worth of coastal land loss on oil and energy exploration activities.
RENO, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The second phase of a trial to consider punitive damages against an insurer that a Nevada state court jury last week found acted in bad faith by refusing to cover defense costs in a related lawsuit no longer will take place.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) - Three California consumers have sued a group of Nevada hotel businesses, alleging breach of contract and good faith in a property-ownership regulation dispute dating back to 2006.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A California woman filed suit this month against a nutritional supplement manufacturer on claims of breach of express and implied warranty, violation of trade and advertising law and negligence.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A West Virginia group representing trial lawyers says a state Senate bill targeting asbestos bankruptcy trust claims is unnecessary and only will hurt affected residents.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - A proposed class action has been filed against Chiquita Brands International Inc., one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of fruits and vegetables, for allegedly misrepresenting its environmental and harvesting practices.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - An international rice maker was sued in federal court on Feb. 10 over allegations its executives made false claims on financial filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - When the National Association of Attorneys General meets next week for its annual winter meeting, much of the discussion will focus on several new challenges they face as the chief legal officers of their states.